IsConvertMIME (Session - Java)

Read-Write. Indicates whether items of type Item.MIME_PART are converted to rich text upon Document instantiation.

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Data type



public boolean isConvertMIME()
    throws NotesException
public void setConvertMIME(boolean)
    throws NotesException

Legal values

  • true if MIME items are converted to rich text
  • false if MIME items are not converted


This setting is initially true but persists across Notes® client events. In general, if you change this setting, you should restore it before exiting.

Changes to this property apply only to those items opened by the backend processor after the property has been changed. If a document has already been opened as an Item, changing this property will have no effect on the Item.